Beautiful, spacious house with all the mod cons - the ideal venue for your get-together. Located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the Vale of Clwyd, this historic Denbigh accommodation offers complete tranquillity and amazing countryside views. Based on a working family farm with a welcoming woodburner, two living areas, large kitchen and private, enclosed garden. Highly convenient location on the border between Denbighshire and Conwy in north east Wales, within a short drive of the stunning North Wales coast, castles and endless attractions.
A stunning, traditional Welsh kitchen with oak beams and slate floor - the heart of the home. The large sycamore dining table for 10 and dresser are both spectacular features that have been designed specifically for the room. In addition to the oil run Aga oven, hob and microwave oven / grill, the old baking oven has also been restored as a feature to demonstrate how food used to be prepared in this 16th century farmhouse. Also included is a Belfast sink, dishwasher, fridge and freezer, sofa and flat screen TV.
Traditional lounge with a large inglenook, woodburner and oak beams. Two comfortable leather sofas and two leather tub chairs to relax in front of the fire. Large flat screen TV and a lovely window seat to enjoy the views.
A second spacious lounge / parlour with a feature fireplace including a wooden arched frame above and two chapel benches at either side of the oil burning stove. Two large leather sofas and wall mounted flat screen TV. Two large windows over looking the garden and some historic features. On the ceiling and above the fireplace, a Prince's coat of arms symbol can be seen.
The Play Room (accessed via the first lounge) provides a 'den' for children and young adults to connect their computer games to the HDMI flat screen TV and DVD player. A range of toys provided for younger children, two relaxing chairs and two beans bags. DVDs, books and board games also selected for younger guests by the owners' children.
Utility with a Belfast sink, washing machine / tumble dryer, iron and ironing board.
Outdoor Games Room - next door to the kitchen and a great place for hours of fun playing table tennis or table football with family and friends.
This Denbigh accommodation has five large bedrooms on two floors:
Bedroom 1: Comfortable double bed, bedside tables and lamps. Chest of drawers, clothes hangers and one of the best views in the house - overlooking the garden and the stunning oak tree; the queen of Maes Mared.
Bedroom 2: Twin room with two comfortable single beds, bedside tables, lamps and a large wardrobe.
Bathroom for guests sleeping in bedrooms 1, 2 and 3. Includes a shower, separate bath, wash basin and WC.
Bedroom 3: Large and luxurious bedroom with a leather king size bed with bedside tables and lamps. Modern sink in the corner and two large wardrobes.
Shower Room - Modern room with a large shower, wash basin and WC.
Bedroom 4 - A lovely bedroom with a comfortable double bed, bedside tables, lamps and fitted wardrobe. Beautiful views over the garden and lush fields.
Bedroom 5 - Another luxurious bedroom with a double bed, traditional chest of drawers, comfortable chair, bedside tables and lamps.
Lovely, large and enclosed garden with plants around its borders. Beautiful lawned area for relaxing or to play games with the younger children (to be supervised at all times). Garden furniture for alfresco dining or relaxing with a glass of wine in a private setting with countryside views. A little (fenced off) stream flows below the garden and a nearby small lake where you might catch a glimpse of ducks, grey herons, geese and pheasants.
Outbuilding with a coal BBQ set that can be enjoyed in every weather.
Based on a working farm, there is also an opportunity for visitors to pre-arrange the 'experience of the farmyard' activities with the owners.
- Welcome pack on arrival which includes biscuits, chocolate, bottle of wine, Welsh cakes, butter, milk (tea, sugar and coffee for the first rounds) and flowers.
- Bed linen and plenty of hand and bath towels provided
- Heating and electricity included. Basket load of logs also provided for your arrival. Additional logs can also be purchased for a reasonable price.
- 1 hairdryer provided
- Cot, high chair and stairgate provided. Please bring your own cot bedding with you.
- Wifi available
- No pets or smoking
- Private parking space for up to 6 cars
- Also provided... Kitchen: salt and pepper, washing up liquid / dishwasher tablets (to get you started), new dishcloths and / or scourers. Electric hand mixer and weighing scales.
- Bathroom: liquid hand soap and a number of toilet rolls in each toilet to get you started.
- General cleaning products: bleach, shower cleaner, anti bacterial spray, clothes powder / liquid, bucket, mop and clothes airer.
- Tourism information provided in addition to a general information pack about the area, plus the owners' tips and advice for eating, drinking and enjoying in the locality.
At a Glance
- Sleeps 10
- 5 Bedrooms
- 2 Bath/shower rooms
- No pets allowed
- WiFi available
- Open fire/woodburner
- Towels provided
- Cot available
- Equipped with a highchair
- Equipped with a dishwasher
- Equipped with a freezer
- Equipped with a washing machine
- No smoking
- Enclosed garden/courtyard
- Private parking
- Nearest shop: 2.5 miles away
- Coast: 12 miles away
- Nearest pub: 2.5 miles away
This spacious Denbigh accommodation is detached and enjoys a stunning rural setting, on a family run beef and sheep farm in the heart of the Vale of Clwyd's heather and hillfort area of outstanding natural beauty. Only 2.5 miles from the village of Henllan with its village shop and post office, and a friendly, welcoming pub called Llindir Inn.
The ancient market town of Denbigh is also within 4 miles and amongst its range of amenities (and castle) are a number of good restaurants including Con Amici Italian and Brookhouse Mill. Y Ceffyl Gwyn (White Horse) in Llandyrnog is also recommended (6 miles) and White House in Rhuallt (7 miles). The Hawk and Buckle is also known in the area for its excellent pub grub - a traditional Welsh family pub in Llannefydd (6 miles).
The cathedral town of St Asaph with its Tweedmill Factory Outlets (7 miles) is another day out and so is the whole of the North Wales coast, just 12 miles to the north. The nearest sandy beach can be found in Rhyl, whilst other popular seaside resorts such Rhos on Sea, Llandudno and Conwy are all within 30 minutes.
In the other direction, Llyn Brenig (11.5 miles) with its visitor centre, cafe, play area, fishery, bike hire and lake side walks is worth a visit. The historic market town of Rhuthun (12 miles) also offers a good day out and if you're looking for adventure, why not try some mountain biking at Llandegla Forest or some of the activities below...
Llyn Brenig – A selection of footpaths and trails suitable for all ages and abilities. 11.5 miles from Maes Mared.
Wales Coastal Path - enjoy sea views all along this North Wales section - suitable for all ages. 12 miles
Offa’s Dyke Path – National Trail (177 miles in total) following the Welsh/English border. Starting point at Prestatyn, 15 miles.
Moel Famau, Cilcain – 554 meter high mountain walk. Popular destination for family walks, situated in a country park near Loggerheads. 16 miles
River Elwy – Fish for salmon and trout, 1 mile from the cottage. (Permits available 8 miles away at Llanfair Talhaearn)
Denbigh Golf Club – 18 hole golf course. 3.5 miles
Llannerch Equestrian Centre – Horse riding for 'Any Age- Any Stage' with lessons – 5 miles
Dolgoed Riding School – Horse riding school for all ages and abilities – 6 miles
Rhyl Beach – 3 miles of golden sands, perfect for families with plenty of traditional seaside activities. Includes the Sun Centre. 12 miles
Prestatyn Beach – another 4 miles of family friendly sands divided between three great beaches; Ffrith Beach, Central Beach and Barkby Beach. 14 miles
Yachting, windsurfing and jet skiing on Rhyl Marina. 12 miles
North Wales Kitesurfing – Kite surfing school in Kinmel Bay on the North Wales coast. 12 miles
North Wales coastal path. 34 miles of hard surfaced cycle path, mostly off-road between Talacre and Penmaenmawr. Nearest point is Rhyl promenade, 12 miles
Coed Llandegla – top quality mountain biking suitable for all abilities and fitness levels. 22 miles
It was perfect for our needs as part of a WRGB stage set up team. No complaints at all, the whole experience was very good. We clearly did not have time to visit other attractions in the area however we would recommend the local pub where we had a couple of meals during our stay.John from Bury - 9th October 2018
Excellent local village shop/post office and local pub & micro brewery.Mr Melvin Coleman - 12th August 2018
Property was far more than we expected. It was simply perfect for the family. Could not praise the owners, location and property more. The service we received from the agent was also second to none.
Recommends: The walks and views. The seaside.Aaron from Manchester - 29th November 2016
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